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In a world where exploration is often still seen as masculine, Hill-Murphy's chief intent is to bring Bird, Godin and Kingsley back to the fore and Adventuresses is a long overdue case for their revival.
Drawing on a rich archive of materials and spanning from the late nineteenth century to the contemporary period, Naghibi observes the West observing Iran through the eyes of "intrepid [Christian] adventuresses" and well-known US second wave feminists, and the responses to this gaze through contemporary Iranian cinema.
It allows us to understand how a postcolonial-feminist-media study specific to the region that includes Iran, the largest and most stable country in the "Middle East," may expose imperialisms various cloaks, such as the Christian evangelicals or missionaries, the "intrepid adventuresses" or travelers, and the advocates of "sisterhood is global." Also, such an interdisciplinary research illustrates the agency of the people indigenous to the land.
Actual sexual adventures and adventuresses are interviewed extensively.
There were even some unsigned adventuresses who wanted to feel the day press and steam them down like a laundress, until their own fair skins jellied and blistered and needed to be cooled and soothed with banana leaf.
And the authors of histories galantes were typed as "brazen adventuresses" for placing fictional sexual intrigues at the center of the histories of great men (128).
Collins's |male' Gothic adventuresses succeed in penetrating the domestic environment but are ultimately defeated.
At the same time that Weber was uplifting the public image of the movies, spunky screen adventuresses and flirtatious slapstick comediennes, in dramas and comedies often made by women producers, offered a daring, rebellious vision of the "new woman." For women audiences, the plots must have been exhilarating.
Consistently designating Isabella Bird Bishop, Mary Kingsley, and their sisterhood as "adventuresses" to conform with contemporary usage has a pejorative effect, while their fame is attributed to a sort of conspiracy between themselves and the public to exaggerate the uniqueness of their feats of physical courage and endurance.
For decades, too, astute readers of women's fiction have found "adventuresses" whose misdeeds are thrilling, not appalling.
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